Wis. Admin. Code Office of the Commissioner of Insurance § Ins 57.20 - Forms and Instructions

Current through November 29, 2021

(1) GENERAL. Forms A and B contained in Appendix 1 to this chapter are intended to be guides in the preparation of the statements required by this chapter. They are not intended to be blank forms which are to be filled in. The statements filed shall contain the numbers and captions of all items, but the text of the items may be omitted provided the answers are prepared in such a manner as to indicate clearly the scope and coverage of the items. All instructions, whether appearing under the items of the form or elsewhere therein, are to be omitted. Unless expressly provided otherwise, if any item is inapplicable or the answer is in the negative, an appropriate statement to that effect shall be made.
(a) One complete copy of each statement, including exhibits and all other papers and documents filed as a part of the statement, shall be filed with the commissioner. At least one of the copies shall be manually signed in the manner prescribed on the form. Unsigned copies shall be conformed. If the signature of any person is affixed pursuant to a power of attorney or other similar authority, a copy of the power of attorney or other authority shall also be filed with the statement.
(b) Statements shall be prepared on paper 8 ½ x 11 inches in size and preferably bound at the top or the top left-hand corner. Exhibits and financial statements, unless specifically prepared for the filing, may be submitted in their original size. All copies of any statement, financial statements or exhibits shall be clear, easily readable and suitable for photocopying. Debits in credit categories and credits in debit categories shall be designated so as to be clearly distinguishable as such on photocopies. Statements shall be in the English language and monetary values shall be stated in United States currency. If any exhibit or other paper or document filed with the statement is in a foreign language, it shall be accompanied by a translation into the English language and any monetary value shown in a foreign currency shall be converted into United States currency.


Wis. Admin. Code Office of the Commissioner of Insurance § Ins 57.20
EmR0927: emerg. cr. eff. 10-10-09; CR 09-093: cr. Register May 2010 No. 653, eff. 6-1-10.

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